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Zimbabwe Facts

Physical

 

Size: 390,580 sq km

Population: 13,182,908 (2013 estimate)

Capital city: Harare – Population 1.6 million (2009)

 

 

Social/Cultural

 

Ethnic groups: African 98%; mixed and Asian 1%; white less than 1%

Official language: English

Other main languages: Shona, Ndebele

Religions: Mixed Christian/indigenous beliefs 50%; Christian 25%; Indigenous 24%; Muslim/other 1%

 

 

Life Expectancy/Mortality

 

Life expectancy: 53 years (Canada is 82 years and the UK is 80 years)

Infant mortality rate: 27 deaths/1000 live births (Canada is 4.78/1000 and UK is 4.5/1000)

 

 

HIV/AIDS Rates

 

Prevalence: 14.3% (5th in the world)

People living with HIV/AIDS: 1.2 million

HIV/AIDS orphans: 1.6 million (highest per capita in the world)

 

 

Economics

 

GDP per capita: $552 annually (187th in the world – Canada is $42,317; UK is $36,569)

Unemployment rate: 85 – 95%